Location: Talisker Distiller, Carbost, Isle of Skye, Highlands
Route: Talisker Distiller – Carbost Pier on Loch Harport
Length: 3/4 mile
Zoom in on the map below to see the trackplan at Carbost pier.
Date opened: 1900
Date closed: 1948
Owner: Talisker Distillery
Update – Click here for photos from 2013 – track no longer visible due to improvements to the pier and access track.
Initially horse worked, during the latter years of operation a road tractor was used.
- Small 4 wheeled open wagons with side-tip mechanism for conveying coal to the distillery from the pier
- 10′ long flat wagons for transporting whisky casks, barley and barrels
Closed, some rails are visible near the pier where they are set in concrete. One of the flat wagons is preserved in private ownership in the Broadford area of the Isle of Skye.
No layouts of, or based on, this line known of.